Energy Efficiency

The Challenge of Scaling Up Building Energy Retrofits

It’s almost always easier and cheaper to build an energy-efficient building in the first place than retrofitting existing structures. But humanity doesn’t always have that luxury. by Tom Konrad, PhD., CFA The sheer number of older, inefficient buildings means retrofits must be a critical part ...

DNV GL – Team Leader – Energy Assessment (Montreal, QC)

Local Unit & Position Description GL Garrad Hassan Canada Inc., and affiliate of DNV GL, is looking for a Team Leader to manage a team of Energy Analysts within the DNV GL North America Energy Group. GL Garrad Hassan Canada Inc. business office is located at 70 Richmond St. E Suite 315 Toront ...

Digital solutions can help tackle global energy dilemma

Our planet faces an energy dilemma. We’re undergoing a large-scale transformation driven by increased industrialization, urbanization and digitization and we’re on pace to increase global energy consumption by 50% in the next 35 years. We’re also in the midst of an environmental crisis—the ...

Climate Action in the Region of Waterloo

It’s 2019 and people are becoming more aware of the seriousness of the climate crisis and more importantly, the parts we as communities, nations and humanity play in addressing it. In recent years, a large number of communites in Canada have been developing sustainable energy plans. F ...

DNV GL – Product Owner – Energy Renewables (Montreal QC)

Local Unit & Position Description Do you have a track record of building successful online applications? Are you interested in managing products that make data available to firms developing wind and solar power projects? Then you may find our Product Owner position to be a great fit for you! DNV GL ...

SPONSORED: SENTRY Works with United utilities to Improve the Activated Sludge Process

United Utilities uses the SENTRY monitoring platform to optimize loading capacity and energy efficiency of the Activated Sludge Process. “SENTRY is quick and easy to install and boasts an intuitive dashboard to display its graphical representation of real-time data. This has provided us with a wh ...

Tim Nash’s Sustainable Stock Showdown: Can plastic pledges save troubled cruise lines?

Being stuck in a hot city all summer can make you daydream about vacationing on water. But  can the world’s largest cruise companies lure conscious travellers and investors aboard with new plastic-free pledges? Last week, Carnival Corporation, the industry’s biggest company with over 100 ships ...

The greening of pot: Can power-hungry cannabis sector turn over a new leaf?

If you pass the goats grazing on the hillside, you’ve missed it. Up a long country driveway at a ranch-style farm house in Ancaster, Ontario, there’s no sign telling visitors they’ve arrived at Canada’s largest licensed producer of organic cannabis. Just a badminton net. “We’re trying t ...

Hydrogen in Oil’s Back Yard

by Debra Fiakas, CFA As well derricks cast oily shadows across the landscape, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (APD:   NYSE) has installed Saudi Arabia’s first hydrogen fueling station.The set up is tucked safely into APD’s new technology center in a science park, but the significance of t ...

MaRS Names Jon Dogterom as Senior Vice President of Venture Services

Jon Dogterom has been named senior vice president of venture services at MaRS Discovery District. “Jon was instrumental in helping Canada’s cleantech sector grow both domestically and internationally through his work at MaRS, and because of that influence and exceptional leadership, he was a na ...